Posts Tagged: colourful

Brainstorming

Here’s a new coloured piece I made based on a quick drawing in my sketchbook. :) -M

Brainstorming

Here’s a new coloured piece I made based on a quick drawing in my sketchbook. :) -M

Watercolour: Autumn

Hi all! Here are a few more new watercolour paintings. :) -M

Watercolour: Autumn

Hi all! Here are a few more new watercolour paintings. :) -M

Watercolour: Jars and a Glass

Hi! This one is from my latest watercolour course. We had glass and reflections as the theme this time. I think this turned out pretty nice. I also started painting another one and will post it too once it’s finished.

Watercolour: Jars and a Glass

Hi! This one is from my latest watercolour course. We had glass and reflections as the theme this time. I think this turned out pretty nice. I also started painting another one and will post it too once it’s finished.

Robot Rampage (in progress)

Hi! Here’s an illustration that I started drawing this week. I have also already begun coloring it in PhotoShop. I’ll probably continue this paper version and make a black & white version with more details and shading too. :) Tools

Robot Rampage (in progress)

Hi! Here’s an illustration that I started drawing this week. I have also already begun coloring it in PhotoShop. I’ll probably continue this paper version and make a black & white version with more details and shading too. :) Tools

Watercolours: Glass & Reflections

Hi! I’ve participated on a new watercolour course! The last two courses were so great that I had to continue with this colourful hobby. The first theme was glass and reflections and this painting is what I came up with.

Watercolours: Glass & Reflections

Hi! I’ve participated on a new watercolour course! The last two courses were so great that I had to continue with this colourful hobby. The first theme was glass and reflections and this painting is what I came up with.

Where Two Worlds Meet

Hi all! Here’s a painting/drawing I finished not so long ago. I decided to try mixing water colours and pen strokes and this is how it turned out. It was a fun experiment and I think I’ll take this technique

Where Two Worlds Meet

Hi all! Here’s a painting/drawing I finished not so long ago. I decided to try mixing water colours and pen strokes and this is how it turned out. It was a fun experiment and I think I’ll take this technique

Watercolourz!

Hi! Here’s a few paintings I made during the recent watercolour course. :) -Micke

Watercolourz!

Hi! Here’s a few paintings I made during the recent watercolour course. :) -Micke

Colourful Pebbles

Hi! Decided to do something with coloured pencils and came up with this colourful pebble drawing. The water and ripples didn’t quite work out how I pictured them. Anyway, I’m still pretty happy how the drawing turned out. :) I

Colourful Pebbles

Hi! Decided to do something with coloured pencils and came up with this colourful pebble drawing. The water and ripples didn’t quite work out how I pictured them. Anyway, I’m still pretty happy how the drawing turned out. :) I

The Mermaid (Water Colour)

Hi! Here’s a new painting made during the water colour course I’m currently taking. It’s so much fun learning this technique and getting the hang of it. :) Not maybe the prettiest of Mermaid’s this one, but who knows what

The Mermaid (Water Colour)

Hi! Here’s a new painting made during the water colour course I’m currently taking. It’s so much fun learning this technique and getting the hang of it. :) Not maybe the prettiest of Mermaid’s this one, but who knows what

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hi! This one is dedicated to a very special woman in my life. :) Happy Valentine’s day! -Micke

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hi! This one is dedicated to a very special woman in my life. :) Happy Valentine’s day! -Micke

New Water Colour Course!

Hi! Here’s some “softer” content to this blog for a change. For these you can thank the new water colour course I started this monday! There are two paintings with a winter theme. I maybe got a bit carried away

New Water Colour Course!

Hi! Here’s some “softer” content to this blog for a change. For these you can thank the new water colour course I started this monday! There are two paintings with a winter theme. I maybe got a bit carried away

Artzy Xmas Gifts 1

Hi! Here’s a few paintings I gave to relatives as christmas presents. We had made a decision this year not to buy (more) stuff to each other so this was my way to surprise them. :) I have a few

Artzy Xmas Gifts 1

Hi! Here’s a few paintings I gave to relatives as christmas presents. We had made a decision this year not to buy (more) stuff to each other so this was my way to surprise them. :) I have a few

Imaginary Winter

Hi! This is a piece I made during the water colour course I started this autumn. We had a christmas theme on the final day of the course and this is what I came up with. There’s no snow yet

Imaginary Winter

Hi! This is a piece I made during the water colour course I started this autumn. We had a christmas theme on the final day of the course and this is what I came up with. There’s no snow yet

Four Cities (in colour)

Hi! I decided to do a quick colouring to a recent illustration. There’s also the original one included in this post if you haven’t seen it before. :) -Micke

Four Cities (in colour)

Hi! I decided to do a quick colouring to a recent illustration. There’s also the original one included in this post if you haven’t seen it before. :) -Micke

From the 90’s: Little Frog

Found this little frog from my archives. I painted it in the the late 90’s and it measures about 8 cm in width. I also have some other water colour work from that time, which I will be posting here soon.

From the 90’s: Little Frog

Found this little frog from my archives. I painted it in the the late 90’s and it measures about 8 cm in width. I also have some other water colour work from that time, which I will be posting here soon.

Travel photos: Thassos Island

Hi! Here’s a set of photos from our two week trip to Thassos, Greece, in July 2013. These are an addition to the underwater photos I posted at some point earlier. :) -M

Travel photos: Thassos Island

Hi! Here’s a set of photos from our two week trip to Thassos, Greece, in July 2013. These are an addition to the underwater photos I posted at some point earlier. :) -M

Greece: Underwater Wonders

Aqua! Here’s a set of underwater images plus some screenshots from videos. I took these in Thassos, Greece this summer with a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition. I’m really happy with the image quality the camera provides. :) If you like

Greece: Underwater Wonders

Aqua! Here’s a set of underwater images plus some screenshots from videos. I took these in Thassos, Greece this summer with a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition. I’m really happy with the image quality the camera provides. :) If you like

Shiny Sphere

Black pen on paper + quick Colouring in Photoshop.

Shiny Sphere

Black pen on paper + quick Colouring in Photoshop.

Carved Planet (in colour)

Finally got this one finished! This is the second version I referred to in some posts related to this work. Decided to publish this at midsummer – time for Finnish celebration. This can also be a good post for celebrating

Carved Planet (in colour)

Finally got this one finished! This is the second version I referred to in some posts related to this work. Decided to publish this at midsummer – time for Finnish celebration. This can also be a good post for celebrating

Tree House (available in Society 6)

Made with black pen on paper and coloured in photoshop. This one is available as a variety of products at Society6.com. http://society6.com/MickeNikander/Tree-House-a60_Print -Micke

Tree House (available in Society 6)

Made with black pen on paper and coloured in photoshop. This one is available as a variety of products at Society6.com. http://society6.com/MickeNikander/Tree-House-a60_Print -Micke

The Tower

Coloured pencil on paper.

The Tower

Coloured pencil on paper.

Conjoined

Watercolour on paper.

Conjoined

Watercolour on paper.

“Bird Brows”

Watercolour on paper. This is an older painting from early 2000. Couldn’t think of a better name for it. :)

“Bird Brows”

Watercolour on paper. This is an older painting from early 2000. Couldn’t think of a better name for it. :)

The Outbreak

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop.

The Outbreak

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop.

The Eagle

Coloured pencils on paper.

The Eagle

Coloured pencils on paper.

Leaves and Spheres

Water colour on paper. This is an older one, maybe from the year 2001 or something. :)

Leaves and Spheres

Water colour on paper. This is an older one, maybe from the year 2001 or something. :)

Colourful Blocks

Black pen on paper + Colouring in Photoshop. Also available as art prints:  http://society6.com/MickeNikander/Colourful-Blocks-pU8

Colourful Blocks

Black pen on paper + Colouring in Photoshop. Also available as art prints:  http://society6.com/MickeNikander/Colourful-Blocks-pU8

Just Clouds

Photographed in Finland 2010. Clouds at nearly sunset above the sea. Cropped out the sea and added a little saturation which boosted the photos original pastel colours.

Just Clouds

Photographed in Finland 2010. Clouds at nearly sunset above the sea. Cropped out the sea and added a little saturation which boosted the photos original pastel colours.

Mosaic 1

Watercolour on paper.

Mosaic 1

Watercolour on paper.

Octomobile

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop

Octomobile

Black pen on paper + colouring in Photoshop

[di:unru:] gig poster (making of)

Hi all! The Band [di:unru:] has been happy with my work so far so I got to do another poster for them for a gig in Kotka 15th of February featuring the band Trigger Happy. The basic idea was to

[di:unru:] gig poster (making of)

Hi all! The Band [di:unru:] has been happy with my work so far so I got to do another poster for them for a gig in Kotka 15th of February featuring the band Trigger Happy. The basic idea was to

Holy Frog

Black Pen on paper + coloured pencils

Holy Frog

Black Pen on paper + coloured pencils